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If You Don't Ask, S/he Can't Say "Yes"

True story. An attractive, smart, single, working young woman -- can you say eligible, what the heck are you waiting for -- told me recently that she wishes guys...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 18, 2013 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 28327 Views

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A Love Script? A Dyadic Encounter

Mandy Len Catron wrote a column recently for the NY Times called

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 26, 2015 at 8:34 am |
2 comments | 28110 Views

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Regrets?

Here's a follow on to my last piece about focusing on today, and not waiting until tomorrow, which never comes. I received an article that was written by hospice...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 4, 2014 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 28098 Views

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Kids and Marital Satisfaction

"More than a hundred studies show that marital satisfaction falls off a cliff after the birth of the first child and doesn't get much better until the last child...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Aug 20, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 12 comments | 28062 Views

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Corporate Wellness and Couples

I’m starting to see a lot in the news about corporate wellness, and that companies are and will be investing in corporate wellness programs. According to the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Emma Smith, on Oct 4, 2016 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 28008 Views

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Fidelity, Infidelity, Loyalty, Luck

I just read "Vow," by Wendy Plump, in which she writes about her own and her x-husband's infidelity; the benefits and the costs she found. To have a marriage...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 3, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 27763 Views

PRESSING ISSUES

Unsung no more: 2013 Tri-Valley Heroes award recipients named

The Tri-Valley Heroes selection committee had a very difficult task selecting only one recipient per category. Again this year the committee had an opportunity...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Tri Valley, on Mar 10, 2014 at 2:30 am | 1 comment | 27525 Views

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Make the Magic

Last June I was the camp counselor for Camp Kesem, and wrote a column from there called Dear Mom. Camp...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 27326 Views

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I Need Your Help Naming my New Book

Hey, wonderful readers, A 52 year-old heroine stars in the romance novel I’ve started. Caroline is a psychologically sophisticated woman. She’s VP of business...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:08 am | 14 comments | 27056 Views

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Anger

I am for anger. It's a useful feeling that lets us know a boundary has been crossed. Anger lets us know we need to do something about that. It's what and how...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 9, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 26919 Views

PRESSING ISSUES

Rules of engagement: FCC vote will affect your future

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin wants a vote in December to conclude the matter of media ownership rules. Overturning the current ownership...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 15, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 26826 Views

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Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?

Young children play alone, enjoying a box as much as the gift that came in that box. Other children may be present, but each child is focused on his or her own activity....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 26730 Views

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Our Cat Died

Our beloved cat, Little, died. He was 14. While I try to remember all the sweet and loving times with him purring in my lap - and I do part of the time - I remember...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by milkweedlake, on Oct 23, 2016 at 2:04 pm | 7 comments | 26594 Views

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Surviving Family Holidays

There are families that genuinely enjoy each other, and the holidays are as intended: good company, good food, music, laughter, storytelling, lights and sparkle....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 26590 Views

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Signs and Symptoms of Parallel Living

As I wrote recently in my best tip for marriage – which is to take care of it, I’ve been thinking of the signs and symptoms of parallel living that I...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by JamesJohan, on Oct 8, 2016 at 1:07 am | 6 comments | 26435 Views

LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

First-World Cat Problems

No species has had to face such harsh reality as the house cat. Revered for centuries in ancient Egypt and prized aboard ships of old as the resident rodent police,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Nov 23, 2013 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 26383 Views

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Work: What Happens when your Relationship is in Trouble?

If your marriage is suffering – if you feel unloved, unheard, misunderstood, lack intimacy and/or sex, are considering leaving your marriage, are having an...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by insta followers, on Dec 26, 2016 at 1:04 am | 4 comments | 26369 Views

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"The Purpose of Sex"

Ashley Judd, in her memoir, wrote that Archbishop Desmond Tutu told her that the purpose of sex between married couples is "as an instrument of love and expression,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 16, 2014 at 8:55 am | 8 comments | 26174 Views

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Miscarriage, Grievin​g and Advice

Hello, I read a beautiful piece you wrote sharing your experience with pregnancy loss. I too have...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 14, 2014 at 8:19 am | 5 comments | 26159 Views

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Arguing in Public

I went for a walk out at Princeton Point near Half Moon Bay the other day. The rain had stopped after pouring the night before, and it was damp and fresh. I watched...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Alan, on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 23 comments | 26126 Views
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